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There are currently 15 events in 2 pages.

Mental Health Marketplace
Date: 20th April 2018
Details:  Fri 20th April, 1.30pm - 3.30pm

Improve your mental well-being

Wigan and Leigh recovery teams are hosting a marketplace of mental health support.

Come and talk to services in the Wigan and Leigh area that can support mental health issues. Plus meet local dementia and carer support groups; health and educational services and many more.

For more information, contact Recovery Team South 01942 772116
Venue:  Kingsleigh Community Centre, King St, Leigh WN7 4LJ
Website:  Click to visit

Care Home Open Day
Date: 21st April 2018
Details:  Saturday 21st April 2018

Care Home Open Day is now in its 6th year.

It encourages care homes to open their doors to celebrate a different theme each year, with a few key values at its heart:

• Friendship
• Making connections
• Celebrating older and vulnerable people

This year's theme is Linking Communities and hopes to create lasting links between care homes and their communities. Held for the first time on a weekend, we hope this will allow more people to step through the threshold of their local care home and discover the warmth and laughter waiting within.

We hope you will join us!
Venue:  Click the link below to find participating homes near you.
Website:  Click to visit

Know Your Blood Pressure
Date: 21st April 2018
Details:  Sat 21st April, 10am - 4pm

Wigan’s Stroke Awareness Day organised by Wigan Rotary Club and the Stroke Association UK. The Mayor of Wigan, Cllr. Bill Clarke and the Mayoress will be in attendance. 

Come along to have a free blood pressure check. High blood pressure, which is not always recognised by the patient, is the biggest risk factor in the cause of strokes, and can be easily treated and controlled by medication.
Venue:  Tesco Extra, Central Park Way, Wigan WN1 1XS
Website:  Click to visit

Speed Dating in Manchester
Date: 24th April 2018
Details:  Manchester Speed Dating

How speed dating in Manchester works
A great event to go to is Speed Dating in Manchester. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the Speed Dating evening. The Speed Dating in Manchester will commence with the speed dating then taking place for the remainder of the evening.

How many dates will I get at a Manchester Speed Dating event?
You will normally get between twelve and fifteen dates depending on the venue location at one of our Speed Dating in Manchester events. Occasionally we go up to twenty dates. Any more and you would probably be exhausted.

What if I like someone at the Speed Dating in Manchester event?
If you like someone at the Manchester Speed Dating event, simply enter a tick on your Speeding Ticket corresponding to the person you like to indicate you may want to see that person again. The following day you can either sign in to the web site and enter your choices directly, or call the office and one of the team will enter your ticks for you to match you up with others from the Speed Dating in Manchester.
The Speed Dating in Manchester is a speed dating event brought to you by Slow Dating on http://www.slowdating.com/speed-dating/speed-dating-in-Manchester.aspx

Book now today: Manchester Speed Dating
Venue:  Walrus
Website:  Click to visit

Health & Wellbeing Event
Date: 25th April 2018
Details:  Wednesday 25th April, 1.30pm - 3.30pm (drop in anytime)

You are warmly invited to our free health and wellbeing event,
supporting patients living with and beyond cancer.

Browse the marketplace packed with information, interactive displays and speak to Cancer Nurse Specialists, Welfare Teams and Macmillan Representatives.

Refreshments available. Free onsite parking.
Venue:  St Peter's Pavilion, Hurst St, Hindley WN2 3DN
Website:  Click to visit

Mental Health Talk
Date: 25th April 2018
Details:  Wednesday 25th April at 7pm

Cameron and Jessica of IMAGO Training Ltd are giving us a free talk about living with mental health conditions. It’s not an easy listen but worth attending for a true eye opener.

Everyone welcome!

Venue:  The ‘One House’ Community Centre,
45 Haigh Road, Aspull WN2 1RR
Website:  Click to visit

Lifelines Dementia Friendly Community Cafe
Date: 27th April 2018
Details:  Friday 27th April at 1.30pm

Those living with dementia, their carers, family and friends are welcome.

Join us for a cuppa, cake, “royal wedding fever”, and chair exercises with Rob and his radio.

Transport can be arranged if you live in Poolstock, Worsley Mesnes or Goose Green.
Venue:  Eliot Gardens, Eliot Drive, Worsley Mesnes, WN3 5TP
Website:  Click to visit

Memory Cafe at Norley Hall Care Home
Date: 27th April 2018
Details:  Fri 27th April, 1pm - 3pm

Why not come along to our brand new Memory Cafe?

This free event offers individuals dealing with memory related illnesses such as dementia the chance to chat and create memories in a relaxed and informal setting, family and friends are welcome too! We'll have music, tea, cake. There'll also be stands with information on local support.

Please register via the link to give us an idea of numbers.
Venue:  Norley Hall Care Home
Norley Hall Avenue, Wigan WN5 9LP
Website:  Click to visit

Wigan & District Speakers Club
Date: 3rd May 2018
Details:  Thursday 3rd May, 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Learning to speak in public is a way of building your self confidence personally, at work and socially.

Wigan & District Speakers Club is able to assist you achieve your goals by providing a friendly and supportive setting in which you can acquire new speaking skills, gain self confidence, meet new people and have lots of fun.

We meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays each month. New members welcome!
Venue:  Sunshine House, Wellington St, Wigan WN1 3SD
Website:  Click to visit

Lifelines Dementia Friendly Community Choir
Date: 4th May 2018
Details:  Friday 4th May at 2pm

Join us for our first choir practice! The choir is open to anyone who would like to sing regardless of ability. Those with early onset dementia, carers, family and friends welcome
Venue:  Eliot Gardens, Eliot Drive, Worsley Mesnes, WN3 5TP
Website:  Click to visit

 
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